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Anwar extends olive branch to Azmin, and 8 things that happened yesterday

Kini Roundup

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Modified 22 Jul 2019, 3:04 am

KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.

1. PKR president Anwar Ibrahim said he and his deputy Mohamed Azmin Ali are "a team" amid a feud, following a show of support by the PKR leadership for Anwar.

2. Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi refuted Bersatu chairperson Dr Mahathir Mohamad's "dumb and dumber" analogy of Umno.

3. Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman, who is a founding member of Bersatu and was appointed as its first Youth chief, is set to contest the position in the party's forthcoming leadership election.

4. MACC chief Latheefa Koya said more information is needed for the commission to investigate an anonymous complaint against Tourism Minister Mohammadin Ketapi.

5. Teoh Beng Hock's family said there has been enough talk about his death and is expecting concrete action from the government.

6. Former Bersih chairperson Ambiga Sreenevasan suggested that the government provide funding to the electoral reform group to facilitate its advocacy work on improving the electoral system.

7. Transport Minister Anthony Loke warned driving schools against soliciting bribes.

8. A mosque in Malacca saw a standoff between police and the Malacca chapter of Gerakan Pembela Ummah, which had tried to stop a sermon by preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin.

9. The Save Malaysia Stop Lynas coalition wants a meeting with Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad before the government decides to renew the licence for the Lynas rare earth processing plant in Kuantan.

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